• Admiral confirmed as new Coast Guard commandant will be the first woman to lead a military service

    10 days ago - By Business Insider

    Adm. Linda Fagan has been serving as the vice commandant of the Coast Guard, but she is set to become the service's top officer. Paul Marotta/Getty Images for Allied Integrated Marketing
    Adm. Linda Fagan has become the first woman ever to lead a military service.
    She was confirmed as the next Coast Guard commandant on Wednesday by a unanimous Senate vote.
    Fagan has served in the US Coast Guard for over three decades and was the service's first four-star admiral.
    The Senate confirmed Adm. Linda Fagan as the next Coast Guard commandant this week, making her the first woman to lead a military...
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  • Top VCs predict which German e-commerce startups will become the next unicorns

    10 days ago - By Business Insider

    Insider forbade the venture capitalists from choosing a company from their own portfolio. SEAN GLADWELL/Getty Images
    There were a record number of new unicorns in 2021, according to PitchBook .
    Insider asked top VCs to predict which German e-commerce startups would achieve unicorn status next.
    Here are the four companies they chose.
    This is an edited, translated version of an article originally published on May 2. Insider asked top European venture capitalists which startups they though would be next to hit billion-dollar valuations in Germany's e-commerce market, one of Europe's biggest...
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